Why parents should ditch the dummies – Pacifiers could stunt emotional development

Why dummies are for suckers: Baby boys given pacifiers 'will turn out less emotionally mature' (but girls grow up fine) Using a dummy prevents babies from mimicking facial expressionsHeavy pacifier use was linked to poor results on various measures of emotional maturity Effect was only seen in boys.

Be careful what you Google for: Parents warned half of baby health advice online is wrong

Be careful what you Google for: Parents warned half of baby health advice online is wrong Experts analysed the results from the top 100 websites for 13 popular search terms about child sleep safety | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 3 August 2012 Parents who search for baby health advice should be warned – nearly half of the information they find may be inaccurate.

What’s yours is MINE! Baby twin sisters’ hilarious efforts at sharing single pacifier become YouTube hit

What”s yours is MINE! Baby twin sisters” hilarious efforts at sharing single pacifier become YouTube hit | UPDATED: 20:20 GMT, 2 May 2012 An adorable pair of baby twin sisters have become a YouTube hit after their mother posted a video of them sharing a single pacifier.

How the "5 S"s" will stop your newborn from crying

Swaddle, side, shush, swing and suck: How the '5 S's' really DO stop your newborn from crying By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 16:28 GMT, 16 April 2012 | UPDATED: 16:58 GMT, 16 April 2012 It's a question that has perplexed many a new parent – how to calm your baby when they are having a crying fit Dr Harvey Karp and author of the book 'The Happiest Baby on the Block', believes he has the answer.